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Lee Fierbaugh, M.A. VP for Marketing & Enrollment JP Ab Abner, Ph Ph.D. D Assoc Professor of Psychology Assoc. & Occupational Therapy

rich heritage founded 1866

premier Christian liberal arts college p g

181 acres 1100 students 25 majors 3 graduate programs 75 full-time faculty

National Recognition • • • • • •

U.S. News & World Report – Best Colleges (#8 in South) U.S. News & World Report – Best Buys (#4 in South) National Survey for Student Engagement (NSSE) Student Satisfaction Survey (SSI) Accreditation Grad School Acceptance

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Ch i ti lib Christian liberall arts t college ll Milligan

honors God by educating men and women as servant-leaders.


Curriculum and faculty are Christ-centered Bible foundation: OT, NT, Christ & Culture God’s hand in all subjects

church affiliation Independent - Christian Churches/Churches of Christ

campus ministry Spiritual Formation Program Institute for Servant Leadership

What does it mean to be a Christian in today’s society?

liberal arts

well-rounded ll d d students t d t critical thinking skills i t integration ti off subjects bj t humanities, sciences, arts

Extensive interaction between faculty & students F lt dedicated Faculty d di t d to t teaching t hi Intentionally small class sizes

Core Relationship with God – – –

Bible: OT, NT, Christ & Culture College & Service Spiritual Formation Program

Relationship with One Another – – – –

Humanities Social Learning Ethnic Studies Speech

Relationship with Creation – – –

Fitness for Life Science Math

Major & Minor optional) (

Ancient and Medieval Cultures Renaissance and Early Modern Cultures 18th and d 19th Century C t Cultures C lt Cultures of the 20th and Early 21st Centuries

Humanities Program history, literature, philosophy, theology fine arts theology,

National Survey of Student Engagement, 2009 Supportive campus environment

Enriching educational experience

Similar Milligan

Student-faculty interaction

Active and collaborative learning

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Student Satisfaction Inventory, 2007 •academic advising effectiveness •campus life •campus support services •concern concern for the individual •instructional effectiveness •responsiveness to diverse p p populations •safety and security •service excellence •student centeredness

educating d ti

Qualityy Academics are taken seriously Faculty among best in fields Accreditation National recognition

25 Majors in 10 Academic A d i Areas A Bible Business Education Humane Learning Nursing Communications Fine Arts Music Scientific Learning Social Learning

Degrees Bachelor of Arts (BA) Bachelor of Science (BS) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) MBA, M.Ed, MSOT

cross cultural experience London, Australia, London Australia China, China Costa Rica, Rica Cairo, Cairo Russia, Russia Oxford, Oxford Washington DC, DC Los Angeles, Uganda, Humanities European Study Tour, International Business Institute

f lt faculty

Christian scholars 75 full-time faculty 75% have Ph.D. career-based career based experience teaching faculty small classes

personal attention, life advice, and academic guidance

individual attention Student Success Program, Mentoring Program, First Year Experience

student t d t lif life

close-knit communityy 1,100 students, 40 states, 12 countries

student t d t activities ti iti Intramurals, student clubs, concerts, theatre, p pick-up p hoops, p residence halls, WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY

residential campus 85% live on campus 6 residence halls + apartments Residence Hall staff Open Dorms twice a week, monitored

athletic success 50 Conference titles 57 NAIA National Tournaments All-Sports Trophy Ch Champions i off Character Ch Award A d Numerous All-Americans

Baseball - M Basketball – M&W Cheerleading – W Cross Country – M&W Golf – M&W Mountain Biking – M&W Soccer – M&W Swimming – M&W Tennis – M&W Track & Field – M&W Softball - W Volleyball - W

clubs & activities Intramural Athletics Arts Council Buffalo Ramblers hiking club Christian Pre-Law Association Language g g Club Recycling Committee Multicultural Affairs Committee Music Educators Club Photography g p y Club Student Government Association Social Affairs Student Nurses Association Honor Societies: Alpha Chi – national honor society Alpha Psi Omega – theatre Mu Kappa – missionaries Omicron Psi – non-traditional students Phi Alpha Theta – history Psi Chi – psychology Buffalo Yearbook Stampede Newspaper Phoenix Literary Magazine WUMC 90.5 FM Wired TV Program

music & fine arts Award winning theatre program Festival of One Act Plays & Short Films Milli Milligan Art A t Gallery G ll Senior Shows & Recitals Concert Choir Gospel Choir Brass Ensemble Orchestra Civic Band Jazz Ensemble String Quartet Pep Band Heritage

servant-leadership t l d hi

How will you lead l d your life?

f i h in faith i action i Servant-Leader Experience, missions, community service

life preparation p p Career Center, Buffs2Work, graduate school

Career Development • Career counseling services • Major/career exploration • Internship and summer job help • Job search resources • Grad school resources

l ti location

All America Region All-America beauty, cultural, historical, recreational

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wise investment tuition below national average 96% receive financial aid $5 million in scholarships

annual costs (2009-10)

T iti Tuition: $21,200 $21 200 Fees:


Room & Board:


TOTAL: $27,510

Milligan Aid MERIT



$11,000 to $23,000


$3,500 to $10,000

Fine Arts & Music




Institute for Servant Leadership



$1,016 to $2,032



Milligan College Grant

Up to $3,000

Financial Aid Timeline FALL/WINTER • Visit colleges & apply • Review financial aid info • Get an estimate

WINTER • Complete tax return • Complete FAFSA

SPRING • Receive and review Award Letter • Return signed Award Letter

FAFSA: STEP ONE Free Application for Federal Student Aid

• Complete C l t tax t returns t • Submit ASAP after Feb 1 • Online: • Milligan’s code: 003511 • Get an early estimate! SFS staff estimate based on EFC

financial aid Don’t shop by sticker price Consider value for your investment File your FAFSA early

the process

applying 3-4 3 4 colleges early fall of senior year accuracy & appearance matter know deadlines additional program applications standards may vary ACT/SAT, GPA expectations p make copies

Milligan app Factors Strength g of HS curriculum GPA Standardized test scores Recommendations Rolling (fall of senior year)

Decision Date: May 1

now what? h t? • complete visits • guidance id counselor l • file FAFSA by Feb 1 • watch deadlines • make decision • freshman orientation

Connections 2010 New Student Orientation When: April 16 & 17 June 11 & 12 Who: students and parents What: register for classes get your student ID meet faculty mentor meet classmates classmates, roommate sessions on college transition y Why: worry-free summer!

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